Global Women's Series 2013: Women and the Environment: Eco-feminism and Activism

International Womens Day 2012

"This is Our Time historical vignette. 100 years of women in history." - WIN

The Women's Information Network (WIN) is an online educational and social network for women and an "on land" global community in 152 countries.

Women Feed the World: Latin America and the Caribbean

Worldwide, women make high contributions to household and national food security. This video explores the critical role played by women in agricultural production in Latin America and the Caribbean.

This video is a production of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.

Event date(s): 
Tuesday, March 5, 2013 - Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Event date(s): 
March 5, March 20, and March 27th

The Global Women's Series addresses contemporary global issues affecting women and girls and is a collaborative effort between a wide range of faculty, students, staff and community members. The program is co-sponsored by the Office of International Education and Development, the Women's Studies Program, and Belk Library and Information Commons. Faculty are encouraged to participate as well as invite students and staff to attend. All programs in the series are free and open to the local community.

This year's theme of "Women and the Environment: Eco-feminism and Activism" involves a close collaboration with Appalachian's Office of University Sustainability as well as the Sustainable Development program.

For questions or further information, please contact the Office of International Education and Development, Appalachian State University.

Submit your participation ideas for the Mar. 5th opening event

We invite students, faculty, staff and community to perform short works of expression (5 minutes or less) as a public arts platform. Share your individual or collective messages of hope relating to building a sustainable community of health, justice, and connection. What are we doing to make a difference? What is our call to act? How can we contribute to building the community we want to live in at present and for the future? Submit your participation ideas

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